UNITED STATES

SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION

WASHINGTON, D.C. 20549

 

 

FORM 6-K

 

 

REPORT OF FOREIGN PRIVATE ISSUER

PURSUANT TO RULE 13a-16 OR 15d-16

UNDER THE SECURITIES EXCHANGE ACT OF 1934

For the Month of November 2023

Commission File Number: 001-37452

 

 

CELYAD ONCOLOGY SA

(Translation of registrant’s name into English)

 

 

9 rue André Dumont

1435 Mont-Saint-Guibert, Belgium

(Address of principal executive offices)

 

 

Indicate by check mark whether the registrant files or will file annual reports under cover of Form 20-F or Form 40- F.

Form 20-F  ☒            Form 40-F  ☐

 

 

 


Celyad Oncology SA

On November 14, 2023, Celyad Oncology SA (the “Company”) issued a press release announcing that on November 14, 2023 it issued a total of 14,903,846 new ordinary shares, with no nominal value per share (“Ordinary Shares”) to CFIP CLYD (UK) Limited, an affiliate of Fortress Investment Group. As a result, the Company’s share capital increased to €88,378,224.25 and is represented by 41,428,572 Ordinary Shares.

This information is published in accordance with Article 15 of the Belgian Law of 2 May 2007 on the disclosure of major participations in issuers whose shares are admitted to trading on a regulated market and regarding miscellaneous provisions.

A copy of the Company’s press release is attached hereto as Exhibit 99.1 and is incorporated herein by reference.

The information contained in this Current Report on Form 6-K, including Exhibit 99.1 is hereby incorporated by reference into the Company’s Registration Statements on Forms F-3 (File No. 333-248464) and S-8 (File No. 333- 220737).

EXHIBITS

 

Exhibit   

Description

99.1    Press release issued by the registrant on November 14, 2023


SIGNATURES

Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned, thereunto duly authorized.

 

    CELYAD ONCOLOGY SA
Date: November 15, 2023     By:  

/s/ Georges Rawadi

      Georges Rawadi
      Chief Executive Officer

 

Exhibit 99.1

 

LOGO    Press Release - Regulated Information

Information on the Total Number of Voting Rights and

Shares (Article 15 of the Law of 2 May 2007)

Mont-Saint-Guibert, Belgium; November 14, 2023, 10:00 pm CET; regulated information – Celyad Oncology (Euronext: CYAD) (the “Company” or “Celyad Oncology”), today announces the below information following the issuance, on 14 November 2023, of 14,903,846 new shares of Celyad Oncology SA (the “Company”) to an affiliate of Fortress Investment Group. As a result, the Company’s share capital has been increased to 88,378,224.25 EUR and is represented by 41,428,572 shares.

This information is published in accordance with Article 15 of the Belgian Law of 2 May 2007 on the disclosure of major participations in issuers whose shares are admitted to trading on a regulated market and regarding miscellaneous provisions.

Figures – Modified on 14 November 2023 following the capital Increase:

 

Total amount of share capital (EUR)

     88,378,224.25  

Total Number of shares with single voting rights

     39,060,197  

Total Number of shares with double voting rights

     2,368,375  

Total Number of Shares

     41,428,572  

Total of voting rights

     43,796,947  

Total number of attributed warrants

     3,038,871  

Total number of shares with voting rights that could be created following the exercise of the attributed warrants

     3,038,871  

Total number of diluted shares (Outstanding shares + Warrants)

     44,467,443  

Total number of diluted shares with voting rights

     46,835,818  

Contact person for regulated information (financial, transparency)

By law, any transparency declaration must be sent to our Company by email to the attention of Georges Rawadi, Chief Executive Officer (CEO): investors@celyad.com.

Further questions about the content of this release can be sent to investors@celyad.com.

About Celyad Oncology

Celyad Oncology is a cutting-edge biotechnology company dedicated to pioneering the discovery and advancement of revolutionary technologies for chimeric antigen receptor (CAR) T-cells. Its primary objective is to unlock the potential of its proprietary technology platforms and intellectual property, enabling to be at the forefront of developing next-generation CAR T-cell therapies. By fully leveraging its innovative technology platforms, Celyad Oncology aims to maximize the transformative impact of its candidate CAR T-cell therapies and redefine the future of CAR T-cell treatments. Celyad Oncology is based in Mont-Saint-Guibert, Belgium. For more information, please visit www.celyad.com.

Forward-looking statements

This release may contain forward-looking statements, within the meaning of applicable securities laws, including the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995, as amended, including, without limitation, statements regarding beliefs about and expectations for the Company’s updated strategic business model,

 

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including associated potential benefits, transactions and partnerships, statements regarding the potential value of the Company’s IP, and statements regarding the continuation of the Company’s existence. The words “will,” “potential,” “continue,” “target,” “project,” “should” and similar expressions are intended to identify forward-looking statements, although not all forward-looking statements contain these identifying words. Any forward-looking statements in this release are based on management’s current expectations and beliefs and are subject to a number of known and unknown risks, uncertainties and important factors which might cause actual events, results, financial condition, performance or achievements of Celyad Oncology to differ materially from those expressed or implied by such forward-looking statements. Such risks and uncertainties include, without limitation, risks related to the material uncertainty about the Company’s ability to continue as a going concern; the Company’s ability to realize the expected benefits of its updated strategic business model; the Company’s ability to develop its IP assets and enter into partnerships with outside parties; the Company’s ability to enforce its patents and other IP rights; the possibility that the Company may infringe on the patents or IP rights of others and be required to defend against patent or other IP rights suits; the possibility that the Company may not successfully defend itself against claims of patent infringement or other IP rights suits, which could result in substantial claims for damages against the Company; the possibility that the Company may become involved in lawsuits to protect or enforce its patents, which could be expensive, time-consuming, and unsuccessful; the Company’s ability to protect its IP rights throughout the world; the potential for patents held by the Company to be found invalid or unenforceable; and other risks identified in Celyad Oncology’s U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) filings and reports, including in the latest Annual Report on Form 20-F filed with the SEC and subsequent filings and reports by Celyad Oncology. These forward-looking statements speak only as of the date of publication of this document and Celyad Oncology’s actual results may differ materially from those expressed or implied by these forward-looking statements. Celyad Oncology expressly disclaims any obligation to update any such forward-looking statements in this document to reflect any change in its expectations with regard thereto or any change in events, conditions or circumstances on which any such statement is based, unless required by law or regulation.

 

Investor Contact:    Media Contact:
David Georges    communications@celyad.com
investors@celyad.com   

 

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Source: Celyad Oncology SA

 

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